Microsoft is beta testing an app that unlocks Windows 10 PCs via Bluetooth

March 10, 2016

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft is one of many companies hard at work on developing a successor to the modern password. The Redmond-based firm already offers a number of alternative log-in methods in Windows 10 including setting up a PIN and using a picture password.

Now, Microsoft is quietly beta testing another approach that relies on your nearby smartphone.

A new app in the Microsoft Store called Phone Sign-in Beta is a beta version of the Authenticator app described as the first step towards a world without passwords.

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